Australian Alan Morison and Thai national Chutima Sidasathian had been sued by a Thai naval officer on charges of defamation and the Computer Crimes Act.
Journalists Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian are accused of defamation over a report implicating the Thai navy in human trafficking.
DVB spoke with Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian of Phuketwan, who are facing the possibility of seven years in prison for quoting a Reuters article about the smuggling of Rohingya Muslims.
The regional implications of the Burma Army crackdown on suspected Rohingya militants in Arakan State continue to play out.
Phuketwan editor Alan Morison and his colleague were pronounced ‘not guilty’ of defamation charges in Phuket. DVB speaks exclusively to him about the trial.
Survivors reveal that at least 800 people, including Rohingya refugees, were being held in the camp in southern Thailand prior to its discovery.